El Estoque

The impacts of social distancing

The impacts of social distancing

Shivani Gupta, Robert Liu, Neysa Singh, Emily Xia, and Sarah Young

April 10, 2020

Exploring the ways social and cultural practices continue in spite of COVID-19

Spirit of Song

Senior Yoanna Lee practices

Aditi Dixit and Lance Tong

February 11, 2020

Members of local Christian praise teams reflect on the value of praise and community

Bay Area Christian youth hold United In Christ praise night

High school students gather around and pray for Valley Church youth pastor Craig Stephens at the tail end of the event.

Tyler Cho

November 25, 2019

Students speak about their experiences at the 2019 UIC Praise Night

Planting Roots: Christian Club hosts their second annual Why Jesus? event

Planting Roots: Christian Club hosts their second annual Why Jesus? event

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

April 28, 2019

Roots Christian Club hosted their second annual Why Jesus? event from April 8 through April 12, inviting speakers Pastor Brian Hwang and Pastor Yuji Ogura to talk to students of all religious backgrounds  about the basics of the Christian faith. “There are a lot of misconceptions about what Christianity is,...

Roots Christian Club invites guest speaker to prepare for weeklong Why Jesus? event

Roots Christian Club invites guest speaker to prepare for weeklong Why Jesus? event

Tyler Cho and Flora Peng

April 2, 2019

Pastor Yuji Ogura took out a book and asked people to describe it. Flipping through the pages, he told them to explain what made it different from all the other books they had seen before. He was met with hesitation, students pausing before calling out their thoughts. He called it the Wordless Book: it was bl...

Planting Roots: Budding leaves

Planting Roots: Budding leaves

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

October 24, 2018

After a slow start to the year, the Roots Christian Club officers held an interest meeting for both new and returning members. They expressed their hopes for the year, including holding extensive outreach programs similar to “Why Jesus," a faith-based event from last year, along with creating a safe...

Planting Roots: Struggling to start anew

Planting Roots: Struggling to start anew

Flora Peng and Tyler Cho

September 27, 2018

Christian Club officers describe challenges of the year